Teaching English in Remote Areas of Armenia
YEREVAN, Armenia – The Center for Research in Applied Linguistics of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences of the American University of Armenia held a colloquium on November 12 on current developments and challenges of English language education in remote areas of Armenia from both micro and macro perspectives.
Representatives from three organizations, the Children of Armenia Fund (COAF), Peace Corps Armenia and Teach for Armenia, presented on their initiatives in uplifting the educational status of children in remote areas of Armenia through English language instruction.
The representatives talked about issues currently being faced and discussed with the audience, which was mainly comprised of AUA TEFL students and graduates, the ways and approaches that would contribute to creating sustainable learning ecologies in remote areas of Armenia.
Founded in 1991, the American University of Armenia (AUA) is a private, independent university located in Yerevan, Armenia and affiliated with the University of California. AUA provides a global education in Armenia and the region, offering high-quality, graduate and undergraduate studies, encouraging civic engagement, and promoting public service and democratic values.